Foxconn Technology Group completes steel globe structure for data center

MOUNT PLEASANT — Foxconn Technology Group (Foxconn) and its construction manager, Mortenson, announced the structural steel completion of its 100-foot-tall High-Performance Computing Data Center (HPCDC) Globe. The structure is located within the area one phase one of Wisconn Valley Science and Technology Park. It can be seen from Highway H in Mount Pleasant. Foxconn Technology […]

Foxconn Says It Has Reached Construction Milestone

MOUNT PLEASANT, WI — Company officials at Foxconn say the roof and building enclosure are “substantially complete” for weather protection for the nearly one-million-square-foot advanced manufacturing facility at the Wisconsin Valley Science and Technology Park in Mount Pleasant. Company officials say the substantial completion of the roof enclosure is a milestone of sorts heading into […]

Foxconn Picks Milwaukee Contractor For 2 Major Projects: Report

RACINE COUNTY, WI — Foxconn officials are moving ahead with two major construction projects in the Wisconsin Valley Science and Technology park, company officials said Wednesday. According to Foxconn, Mortenson has been named as the construction manager as they partner with local company officials to build both a Smart Manufacturing Center and a High-Performance Computing […]

Foxconn To Make Autonomous Coffee Houses In Mount Pleasant

MOUNT PLEASANT, WI — Foxconn will be building more than just LCD screens at the Mount Pleasant electronics manufacturing plant that’s currently under construction. Under a new agreement with Austin, Texas-based Briggo, Foxconn will manufacture fully-automated coffee houses in Mount Pleasant. Briggo coffee houses have already been deployed in high-traffic areas, such as an airport […]

What’s next for Highway KR?

As public opinion – and controversy – swirls around the Foxconn Technology Group’s planned manufacturing complex in southwestern Mount Pleasant, work continues on a number of infrastructure improvements that surround the project. Among the most massive efforts is the widening and improvements to Highway KR. As County KR serves as the dividing line between Racine […]

National Group Selects Gateway to Hold Event, Talk Advanced Manufacturing

Gateway Technical College’s leadership in the area of advanced manufacturing and Industry 4.0 curriculum and training has helped it to co-host the national Manufacturing Skill Standards Council and Leadership Summit, June 4 to June 5 at its Racine Campus. The event is designed around the catalyst of economic development and pending workforce challenges Foxconn has […]

Evers looks to renegotiate Foxconn deal

Governor Tony Evers has signaled that he wants to renegotiate the $10 billion agreement between the state and Foxconn Technology Group, according to a story by the Journal Sentinel. Evers’ announcement comes weeks after Foxconn committed to building a Gen6 LCD manufacturing plant. Originally they planned a Gen 10.5 flat-screen plant. The 3 million square-foot-building […]

Foxconn: Media report about suspending construction project inaccurate

Despite a media report indicating that Foxconn Technology Group planned to suspend work on a 20-million square-foot manufacturing campus in Mount Pleasant, the work continues and Foxconn officials are calling those reports inaccurate. Foxconn and local officials reiterated that the construction project is moving forward and the company still plans to hire 13,000 people. But […]